Although the Mazda 6 has been given a host of updates in the course of last several years, the model will be further enhanced for 2018. Despite rumors about Mazda’s sedan undergoing a complete redesign by the end of 2017, it won’t happen. The next generation is likely to make its debut as 2019 Mazda 6. Instead, expect upcoming 2018 Mazda 6 model to offer new body paints and a mild shuffling of optional features to the list of standard equipment. Moreover, this sleek-looking midsize sedan will once again offer a great driving experience. Those are combined with a slew of driver assist systems and other high-end features. When it comes to the Mazda 6 release date, the refreshed model is expected to go on sale in late 2017.
2018 Mazda 6 Design
The 2018 Mazda 6 will be one of the most appealing midsize sedans available on global markets. Design-wise, it offers a sporty and muscular appearance that doesn’t compromise its overall stylish look. Some of the most prominent features include exceptionally sharp-looking headlights, a long hood and a rearward-set windshield.
As part of the recent set of updates, the Mazda 6 received a 7-inch center display controlled by a rotary-dial master control that is now standard across the range. Mazda also boasts the recently introduced G-Vectoring Control. It is an electronic system that greatly improves the 6’s driving dynamics. The interior offers a number of amenities that give it an upscale feel. that’s including a head-up display as well as perforated leather seating. On the downside, the Mazda 6 lags behind the competition when it comes to the passenger and cargo space.
As for the engine range, the 2018 Mazda 6 will carry over unchanged. Depending on the market, it will be powered by gasoline and diesel SkyActiv four-cylinder powertrains. The U.S.-spec model will be motivated by a gas-powered 2.5-liter inline-four that makes 184 horsepower and 185 pound feet of torque. Other options include a 2.0-liter unit generating 155 hp and 150 lb-ft. As well as a 2.2-liter twin-turbo diesel delivering 173 hp and 310 lb-ft of twist.
2018 Mazda 6 Pricing
Its starting price will be around $23,000 on the U.S. market. The 2018 Mazda 6 will once again be among those models that offer the best value for money.